Renting a car in South Africa is highly recommended. Our Car Hire Cape Town Airport service offers extremely competitively priced deals. You may also avail of our Car Hire Cape Town service at downtown locations.
The enthusiasm and energy of the new, proud nation comes to life about the streets and within the City Centre of Cape Town within the Western Cape, South Africa. A rich diversity of shopping opportunities, art, music, cuisine, theatre, entertainment and nightlife awaits the visitor. And for the sporty and adventurous, there is something to suit everybody’s adrenaline rush – from all kinds of conventional sports to water sports to helicopter flips.
The beautiful Mother City has so much to offer, but since its not our intention to present a comprehensive tourism brochure – rather consult the various tourism information bureaus for detailed information – we’ll stick to wetting your appetite with our Travel Information and some highly suggested attractions and things to do:
Built between 1666 and 1679, the Castle of Good Hope – this pentagonal fort is the oldest colonial and best preserved structure of its kind in South Africa. Guided tours daily – experience cultural exhibitions, military background and colourful ceremonies, the dungeons, blacksmith, fine wines and Cape Malay cuisine.
Established in 1962 by Jan van Riebeeck, the very first colonial governor in South Africa, to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to passing ships, the Company Gardens is really a green, peaceful oasis in the middle of a bustling modern city, worthy of a stroll and houses the SA Museum and Planetarium, the SA Cultural Background Museum, the SA Jewish Museum, the SA National Gallery with contemporary works of art.
Get a taste of Africa at Green Market Square and the pedestrian walk at St George’s Mall where vendors sell anything from African crafts to clothes, jewelery and books to bric-a-brac. Visit also the craft markets of Greenpoint, Noordhoek and Khayelitsha.
The summit of Table Mountain is more than one thousand meters high, supplying spectacular views and sports a restaurant, shop, telescopes and walkways. Also called the Bo-Kaap, guided walking tours will give you an insight into the influence of the colourful Malay culture on the SA cuisine and architecture in Cape Town. Famous for all kinds of fascinating shops selling antiques, collectibles, clothing and books, a vibrant nightlife and great restaurants. Explore the city on the open-top bus and get to know more about the history and culture of the Mother City.
The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is a working harbour that has been turned into South Africa’s most visited tourist attraction. It has over two hundred and seventy contemporary stores, street entertainers, live music shows at the open air amphitheatre, eleven cinemas, an Imax theater, seven hotels, the Two Oceans Aquarium where you can swim with the sharks, boat trips, harbour cruises, helicopter charters, art and craft markets, designer clothes, African souvenirs and jewelery shops, a variety of top restaurants, historic sites, a working brewery – to mention just a few.